Biologics

When COVID-19 Fear Disrupts Asthma Care

June 4, 2020

Fear of COVID-19 is keeping allergy and asthma patients away from the doctor’s office. For the sake of their health, I’d like to set the record straight.

Shedding the IBS Stigma

April 24, 2020

I’ve never forgotten the story. It came from a man in a focus group I once conducted on irritable bowel syndrome.

Making Biosimilars Work

November 25, 2019

Nearly 10 years ago, Congress created a pathway for lower-cost versions of breakthrough biologic drugs.

Asthma Patients’ Corticosteroid Conundrum

August 29, 2019

For someone with a flare-up of asthma symptoms, a short course of oral corticosteroids like prednisone can be a welcome relief. But when these potent medications become a regular remedy, asthma patients may have a problem.